Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 11, 1693-1697. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1803.
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Mercurii, 29 die Novembris;
Fees in Law Courts.
THE Titles of the several Tables of Fees of the several Courts in Westminster-hall, Clerks of the Peace for the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey, and Clerks of the Assize of the Home Circuit, presented to the House, according to Order, were read.
And it is referred to Mr. Waller, Mr. Colt, Mr. Christy, Sir John Dorrell, Mr. Bulkley, Sir Richard Hart, Mr. Newport, Mr. Wilmott, Colonel Titus, Mr. Stokes, Mr. Bickerstaffe, Colonel Granville, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Butler, Mr. Carter, Mr. Freke, Sir Edward Hussey, Sir S. Bernadiston, Mr. How, Sir John Guise, Mr. Lutterell, Sir William York, Sir John Moreton, Mr. Norreis, Mr. Price, Mr. Chetwynd, Mr. Blowfeild, Mr. Bromley, Sir Roger Puleston, Mr. Goldwell, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir Phil. Butler: And they are to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Four a Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And they are to have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Justices of Peace in Wales.
Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal a Clause, in the Act of 34th and 35th of King Henry the Eighth, by which the Justices of the Peace in Wales are limited in each County: And that Mr. Lloyd do prepare, and bring in, the Bill.
Hawkers and Pedlars.
A Complaint being made to the House, That Henry Withers had caused Richard Leadbiter, and Kellam Smith, Bailiffs, to arrest Francis Mason, a menial Servant of Mr. Palmes, a Member of this House, knowing him to be his Servant, in Breach of the Privilege of this House.
5th Eliz. respecting Cloth Weavers.
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill for Repeal of the 32d Article in the Act of 5° Eliz. containing divers Orders for Artificers, and others, relating to Weavers of Cloth, is committed, have Power to bring in a Clause in the said Bill, to prevent the Exportation of all Earth and Clay whatsoever.
Money given for Naval Services.
Ordered, That the Debate upon the Objections to the State, laid before this House by the Commissioners for the publick Accompts, of what Money had been given for the Maintenance of the Fleet during the War, and what they had received thereof, be adjourned until Monday Morning next.
Call of the House.
Miscarriages of the Fleet.
And John Rutter, Daniell Castle, Major Churchill, Mr. Samuell Alston, Sir Fran. Child, Lieutenant Thomas Williams, Captain Canning, Rice Tudwell, Michaell Wall, Thomas Hind, and William Powell, were severally called in, and examined touching the Matter of the said Enquiry.
And the Question being put, That it does appear to this House, that the Admirals that commanded the Fleet the last Summer, had, on the Eleventh Day of May last, Information that Part of the Brest Fleet was going out to Sea;
|Tellers for the Yeas,||
Sir Walt. Young:
|Tellers for the Noes,||
Sir Robert Dacers: